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1 hr ago | The New York Observer

Perry Pitches Texas to New York Businesses, Hits Cuomo on Ads

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in New York today to make his pitch to business leaders he hopes to lure to the Lone Star State, and took the opportunity to reissue his debate challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo-who today declined the request.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Texas, Texas Government, US Governors, Rick Perry, Country, Lonestar

2 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

New Yorkers: Brace Yourselves For The Montreal-New York Bagel Hybrid

Fans of New York's fat, doughy bagels swear they're the best in the world. Montreal natives are partial to their city's smaller, wood-oven-baked variety.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, East Village (New York, NY)

3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

New Yorkers Protest Long Shadows Cast By New Skyscrapers

Skyscrapers are a hallmark of large cities. Modern engineering makes it possible to erect something as tall as the Empire State Building on a very small footprint.

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Related Topix: New York

4 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Eataly Part Deux: Italian Mega-Store to Open Second New York Branch at WTC 4 Base

Good news for downtown New Yorkers who believe there really is no such thing as too much cheese and olive oil.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Chefs, Mario Batali, Food

8 hrs ago | Disney News and Disney Star News

Emma Roberts Is A True New Yorker! See Her Style

"American Horror Story" actress Emma Roberts was spotted by her fans and the paparazzi as she was out and about in New York City on April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Marisa Tomei Gets RealBy Marlow Stern

In a candid interview, the Oscar winner sat down with The Daily Beast to discuss her hit Broadway play, the thrill of working with Philip Seymour Hoffman, and the changing face of New York.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Marisa Tomei, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

15 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

New York seeks Airbnb host info

Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments.

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Related Topix: Lower East Side (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry ...

American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student Ancestry Project Reveal Genetic Snapshot of 200 College Students Today The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National ... (more)

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, City University of New York, City College of New York, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Republic

Whoa there: NYC carriage horse ban is stalled

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City's horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Business Journal

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's return to New York draws Bronx cheer

No one can accuse Gov. Rick Perry of letting harsh words from New Yorkers prevent him from taking his pro-Texas message back to the Big Apple.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, New York, Texas

Law.com

NY Court of Appeals Judge to Seek Reappointment

Senior Associate Court of Appeals Judge Victoria Graffeo said Monday that she will seek reappointment to the state's highest court when her term expires at the end of November.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Rock Ambush Causes New Yorker to Miss Dad's Funeral

Tova Richler of New York flew to Israel to attend her father's funeral at the Mount of Olives Friday, but an ambush by local Arabs prevented her from attending it.

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Related Topix: New York, Israel, Middle East, World News

Newsday

Editorial: Healthy start for New York health exchange

The New York State Department of Health announced 949,428 people had enrolled via the exchange as of April 2014.

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Related Topix: New York, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

VDARE

New York City Police Department: Muslim Intelligence Unit Saved Lives

One of the claims made by liberals who supported the recent shutdown of the NYPD's Muslim surveillance strategy was that it didn't make any difference in protecting the city, but a former officer in the police department begs to differ.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Terrorism

Silicon Alley Insider

Airbnb Removed Thousands Of 'Illegal' Listings After Challenge From New York's Top Lawyer

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman answers a a question during a news conference in his New York City office, Friday, March 18, 2011.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Internet Is Giving $31,000 To A Man Who Spent 25 Years In Prison For A Murder He Didn't Commit

Jonathan Fleming, hugs his attorney Anthony Mayol while his other attorney Taylor Koss applaud in Brooklyn's Supreme court, after a judge declared him a free man on Tuesday April 8, 2014 in New York.

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Albany Times Union

Airbnb Removed Thousands Of 'Illegal' Listings After Challenge From New York's Top Lawyer

The room-sharing startup Airbnb said it removed thousands of New York City-based listings from its site, after New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed an affidavit Monday in support of his subpoena attempting to identify users who are illegally renting apartments on the site.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Examiner.com

Fifth Avenue Easter Parade is a New York happening

"The photographers will snap us," the line in Irving Berlin's 1933 song, " Easter Parade ," really captures the spirit of the annual Easter Parade on New York's Fifth Avenue.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), New York, Life, Holidays, Halloween

Jalopnik

This Horseless Carriage Might Be The Unlikely Future Of New York City

An " electric horseless carriage " was unveiled at the New York Auto Show last week.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Autos

The Huffington Post

Maintaining Neutrality In The New York Times, From Jill Abramson

Executive Editor of The New York Times , Jill Abramson, had a thoughtful response to the question of how the paper maintains a neutral political point of view when publishing daily news stories.

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Related Topix: New York, Blog News, Journalism

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